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Indie Lens Pop-Up: Partnering with Communities

ITVS filmmakers want more than a big audience. They work with local public media stations and other champions to spark conversations.

Drove millions of dollars in donations for gender-equity causes through Women and Girls Lead, an international public media campaign using 60 films to reach 59 million viewers.

Featuring documentaries seen on PBS’s Independent Lens, this neighborhood series brings people together for film screenings and locally-driven conversations. Online and in over 90 cities across the U.S.

Partnering with organizations in eight countries, this global campaign uses storytelling to create social change—from increasing girls’ access to education to reducing child marriage and gender-based violence.

Connecting you to new and targeted communities, this digital platform lets you screen your film and lead a conversation, engage with panelists, and answer poll questions from any desktop or mobile device. Over 50,000 attendees and counting.

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From our blog

  1. Farewell and Thank You, Judy Tam

    November 30, 2016

    ITVS's VP Judy Tam retires. We would like to take this time to thank her for all the amazing contributions and impact she has made here at ITVS throughout the years.

  2. ITVS Names John Cheng Chief Financial and Administrative Officer

    November 4, 2016

    ITVS is pleased to announce that John Cheng, formerly CFO at SEGA of America, will join the organization as Chief Financial and Administrative Officer.

  3. The New ITVS.org: Filmmakers, Welcome Home

    October 24, 2016

    The ITVS 25th anniversary celebrations continue as we build upon the new visual identity we unveiled earlier this summer with a top to bottom website refresh.